We interviewed Carol Garner-Houston about the use of Brain Harmony’s occupational therapy and neuroplasticity tools for neurological disorganization. Watch the replay below!
What Is Brain Harmony?
Brain Harmony is a home program supporting children and adults worldwide to rewire their brains and treat the underlying central nervous system disorganization at the root of:
Brain Harmony’s repeated, simultaneous, multisensory approach builds neurological pathways and increases synaptic activity at any age. It does this with a proprietary 5-Step Plan of Care that is tailored to each person. The plan includes:
- Vagal regulation, which gets the body out of fight or flight and calms down the nervous system
- Neurological organization using a combination of tools to improve brain function
- Reflex integration using manual intervention to integrate retained primitive reflexes
- Therapeutic activities that incorporate balance, strength, and range of motion, to further organize the brain and improve functional activity
- Self-care skills that break complex tasks into simple, digestible steps and work on frustration tolerance, coping skills, and more
In This Webinar
In this webinar, Carol helped us answer the following questions:
- What is Brain Harmony?
- Which kinds of neurological disorders is Brain Harmony best used for? Does this include seizures?
- Why is vagal-nerve regulation the first step in the program?
- Which kinds of tools are used for neurological reorganization?
- Are retained reflexes common in most people with neurological disorders? Which reflexes?
- What are some of the therapeutic activities that Brain Harmony uses to organize the brain?
- What is the age range of people that can be helped by Brain Harmony?
- How is Brain Harmony different than Brain Balance?
- Does Brain Harmony negate the need for therapies such as vision therapy or auditory therapy?
- Is this program 100% home-based? Can it be used by anyone, anywhere in the world?
Please note that you will be asked to provide your email address at the 30-minute mark to continue viewing the replay.
Resources Mentioned in This Webinar
- Steven Porges’ Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP)
- Integrated Listening System (ILS)
- ILs research and supporting data
- Brain Harmony research and case studies
- Reflex integration
- Reflexes, Learning And Behavior: A Window into the Child’s Mind : A Non-Invasive Approach to Solving Learning & Behavior Problems by Sally Goddard
- The Symphony of Reflexes: Interventions for Human Development, Autism, ADHD, CP, and Other Neurological Disorders by Bonnie Brandes
- The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge MD
- Quantum Reflex Integration with Bonnie Brandes webinar replay
- Brain Harmony success stories by condition
About Carol Garner-Houston
Carol Garner-Houston, a neurodevelopmental specialist and licensed occupational therapist with over 25 years experience, is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Brain Harmony.
With over two decades of experience, Mrs. Carol Garner-Houston’s expertise lies in pediatric and adult neurological development, where she has gained widespread recognition from both colleagues and patients.
In order to fulfill her career aspirations, she left her home state of Louisiana and attended Virginia Commonwealth University where she studied for her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, graduating in 1996.
She was instantly drawn to the art of occupational therapy that customizes intervention to find a patient’s unique purpose, regardless of physical or mental circumstances.
Throughout her career, Mrs. Garner-Houston has enjoyed many successes including Health Systems Innovations Award serving vulnerable populations in mental health from the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems while working at Charity Hospital in New Orleans.
In 2020 she was awarded the NBCOT Impact Award for her exceptional professional commitment through dedication, hard work, and outstanding OT skills to improve their clients’ life satisfaction.
You can learn more about Brain Harmony at their website https://www.brainharmony.com/
This webinar is not a substitute for medical advice, treatment, diagnosis, or consultation with a medical professional. It is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on to make determinations related to treatment of a medical condition. Epidemic Answers has not verified and does not guaranty the accuracy of the information provided in this webinar.
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